US_vs_Venezuela
Media Politics War

I Will Cry For You Venezuela

The underlying problem In 2007, John Pilger made a documentary called War On Democracy  covering several S. American nations but including Venezuela in particular. If you have 90 minutes to spare I thoroughly recommend it. As usual, he really gets to the heart of the matter. Throughout this piece, I will link to specific clips from the film so that you can access the relevant detail even if you don’t
tory-document-shredding
Crime Fraud Politics

Criminal, immoral, corrupt or incompetent ? Tories are clearly all four.

Each headline is a link to the MSM article concerned, because you cannot just make this stuff up and I just wanted to prove it to you August 2014 CONSERVATIVES SECRETLY PLAN TWO NEW GARDEN CITIES Supposed to relieve housing shortages in London and home-counties (and possibly a good way to use up all that lovely surplus land local tory politicians have been buying up over the last 10 years).
Trump_and_May_vs_EU
Business Crime Fraud Media Politics

Brexitrage

I am furious about Brexit, I am incandescent with rage and have been for months now and it is a fury driven by many different reasons.  I am not furious at the people who voted to leave the EU, I fully understand why they voted that way, what I am furious at is being manipulated by politicians working solely for their own personal gain and this is an attempt to
The_Birth_Of_Brexit
Business Finance Fraud Politics

The Birth of BrExit

In 1997, Liam Fox founded a Think Tank called Atlantic Bridge under the patronage of Margaret Thatcher Liam Fox is on record as stating the aims of Atlantic Bridge as “Defending people of common interests from European Integrationists who would like to pull Britain away from its relationship with the United States”. So not exactly big fans of the European Union even 20 years ago, but great fans of the Union
Trump and Putin
Fraud Media Politics

Special Relationships and the Battle of Democracy vs Fascism

The special relationship between the US and UK may be exemplified by many little things, take the advent of  Rock & Roll; Hula Hoops; Bubble Gum; even "Regime Change", within a few short weeks of being all the rage in the US, the 'Limeys' could also be seen with sticky Bubble Gum faces, or sitting in the Chiropractors waiting room, or happily joining in with bombing the shit out of
Oppression
Environment Media Politics Pollution

What have Grenfell Tower and Hurricane Harvey in common?

Introduction If I hadn’t lived through the past 60 years, I would not have believed what has taken place in world politics during the last 25 years. Every day I wake up and look around and see the likes of Trump; Rees-Mogg; Bannion; Hopkins; May; Johnson; Farage; Koch Bros; Mercer; Gove; The disgraced Liam Fox; Sugar; and John Paul Watson slathered all over the Press, TV and Social media….and I
Trump_pinocchio
Literature Politics

Alternative Truths – Book Review

From January 2016 to the present date, both British and American politics have been a bloody nightmare.  I found myself questioning whether the entire western world hadn’t been sprayed with an unknown chemical by strangers from another universe. In the UK, it’s not only been Brexit, but it’s been a whole Right Wing disaster, plus three fatal terrorist incidents. This nightmare finally culminated in a fatal fire that destroyed 120